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Local Obits for Tue. Jul 23rd, 2019

Forsyth

Vernon Elizabeth Jones, 86, Cumming
Vernon Elizabeth Jones, age 86, of Cumming, GA, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019. She was born in 1933, to the late Benjamin and Julia Osborne. Vernon was a member of Alpharetta ...

Hall

John Holland Jarrett, Jr., 70, Gillsville
Mr. John Holland Jarrett, Jr., age 70 of Gillsville passed away Tuesday July 23, 2019 at The Rosemont of Stone Mountain. Mr. Holland was born February 5, 1949 to the late John H ...
Peter Trizzino, 78, Gainesville
Mr. Peter Trizzino, 78, of Gainesville, GA passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at his residence following an extended illness. Peter was born January 27, 1941 in Brooklyn, NY to ...

Jackson

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Dorothy “Dot” Mathis Byess, age 88 of Pendergrass, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Mrs. Byess ...
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Willie “Bill” Nathaniel Finch, age 86 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Mr. Finch ...

Other

Steven Philip Dickman, 56, Alpharetta
Steven Philip Dickman, 56, of Alpharetta, Georgia was called home to be with his Lord  on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Steve will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Cindy, o ...

Stephens

Mrs. Gwendolyn “Gwen” Herron Burgess, age 82, of Toccoa, previously of McDonough,  passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Stephens County Hospital. Born June 14, ...

White

Robert Thornton, 50, Cleveland
Robert Thornton age 50 of Cleveland, GA passed away on July 23, 2019. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at Melvin Hill CME Church, Carnesville, GA at 2:00 PM. Professional S ...
'Forrest Gump' author Winston Groom dead at 77
Winston Groom, the writer whose novel “Forrest Gump” was made into an Oscar winning 1994 movie that became an enduring cultural phenomenon, has died
Tom Seaver, heart and mighty arm of Miracle Mets, dies at 75
Hall of Fame pitcher and New York Mets icon Tom Seaver has died at 75
Coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown dead at 78
The college basketball coaching great John Thompson of Georgetown has died
Chadwick Boseman, who embodied Black icons, dies of cancer
First Chadwick Boseman slipped on the cleats of Jackie Robinson, then the Godfather of Soul’s dancing shoes, portraying both Black American icons with a searing intensity that commanded respect
Ford, Bush presidential adviser Brent Scowcroft dies at 95
A longtime adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H
Wilford Brimley, 'Cocoon' and 'Natural' actor, dies at 85
Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from movie stunt rider to indelible character actor in films including “Cocoon” and “The Natural,” has died
Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress, dies at 104
Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, best known as the kindly Melanie in “Gone With the Wind,” has died
NASCAR Hall of Famer Maurice Petty passes away
NASCAR Hall of Fame engine builder Maurice Petty passed away Saturday morning, according to a statement released by Richard Petty Motorsports. He was 81 years old.